Former Shucker Trent Grisham named CF Gold Glove finalist

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Former Biloxi Shucker Trent Grisham really thrived in a new change of scenery with the San Diego Padres, having been named a Centerfield Gold Glove finalist.

Grisham joins Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Atlanta Braves and Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers as one of three players up for the award.

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The former first round pick of the Milwaukee Brewers was second amongst all center fielders with six defensive runs saved which puts him behind just eight other players in all of Major League Baseball.

On offense, Grisham hit for an average of .251 to go along with ten homers and ten stolen bases.

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A native of Pass Christian and a St. Stanislaus alum, Jeff Haeger comes to News 25 from right in our backyard. He most recently spent more than three years working as the sports reporter for WHLT-TV in Hattiesburg, where he provided extensive coverage of his alma mater, The University of Southern Mississippi. At Southern Miss, Jeff was a member of the Honors College and graduated with a B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Spanish. He also wrote for USM's award-winning school newspaper, The Student Printz, where he won first place for Best Sports Story in 2013. Jeff loves to travel, and is excited to get back on the water to reunite with his family. In his spare time you can find Jeff spending time with his friends, and maybe even winning a fantasy football league. For sports stories contact Jeff at jhaeger@wxxv25.com.